Giant renal angiomyolipoma

Case contributed by Dr Igor Strahovnik


Patient presented with righ tsided abdominal pain and palpable mass. She had mildly elevated CRP, otherwise lab results were normal. Patient had no other symptoms.

Patient Data

Age: 27
Gender: Female

Mixed fat-solid vascularized giant mass in renal space with central foci measuring around 40 HU - probable hematoma. Note aditional small fat foci in both kidneys and one small focus in liver.

Contributor: Dr Mitja Četina

Case Discussion

Mass and right kidney were removed.

Histology report (summary)

Angiomyolipoma growing out of the renal cortex, tumor cells were mildly pleomorphic, without mitosis or necrosis. MDM-2 negative. Aditional small foci of angiomyolipomas in kindey.

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Case information

rID: 31532
Published: 15th Oct 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
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